A 31-year-old member asked:
Can i take echinacea while on immunosuppressant?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
Yes.: However, taking echinacea for an extended period may itself cause some immune dysfunction. So only take it for short periods of time.
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Allergy and Immunology 45 years experience
Probably not: Echinacea is itself a mild immunosuppressant so it is not a good idea to combine it with prescribed immunosupressants. You should discuss this question with the physician who prescribed these immunosuppressive medications.
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Last updated Jul 20, 2012
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